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How Basic Community Infrastructure Works can Trigger Livelihood Improvements and Good Governance Personal notes on a validated model integrating socio-economic progress and democracy development in poor urban areas
Traditional democracy support only is likely to yield few concrete results. And projects focusing only on concrete – that is, public works – tend to be few and expensive, of questionable quality and often not reflecting priorities within the community.
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The program's overall purpose was to assist the Government of Indonesia to improve the efficiency, transparency and accountability of the national public procurement system.
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The Politics of Poverty: Findings from ten years of DFID-funded research on Governance and Fragile States 2001–2010
To understand development we must understand the politics that shape it. Evidence shows that in order to deliver sustainable international development we must be able to understand and work with its politics.
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While PAOs can potentially make important contributions, the results of the projects studied are found to be very mixed and problems in relation to project design and management have been observed.
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By assessing compliance and organizational aspects the evaluation aims at strength-ened capacity of both Sida and the authorities to achieve development impact in coop-erating countries.
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The goal of Poverty Reduction Support Credits (PRSCs), introduced in early 2001 under World Bank Interim Guidelines, was to help countries implement comprehensive, country-owned development strategies to promote growth, improve social conditions, and reduce poverty.
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This report, prepared at the request of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, presentsthe evaluation of one of the more controversial parts of Norwegian developmentcooperation, the institutions and arrangements for channelling support to politicalparties in partner countries.
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The study discusses different models of legislatures and political and electoral systems, with particular emphasis on fragile states. It also presents an overview of agencies specialised in this field, and of trends of donor support.
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The focus of this evaluation report is Portuguese Cooperation programs with the PALOP (Portuguese-speaking African Countries).The core objective is to evaluate the contribution made by Portuguese Cooperation to boosting the capacities of the National Statistical Systems (NSS) of the five countri
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The paper discusses the importance of establishing a theory of change to demonstrate the causal relationship between V&A interventions and wider development impacts, but further work is required to establish the links between outcome and impact through V&A work.